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In a Public Bathroom With the Devil ?


This happened along time ago, when I was 14 years old. I was hanging out with a group of "outcasts", the dopers was what they were called at school. I didn't care because I started drinking with them and having fun and that was all that mattered then. I lived with my mom across the street from a bowling alley-bar. It was where all the stoners hung out and met up with each other. So one night, when I was hanging out just getting ready to go party somewhere, I went into the bowling alley to use there public restroom. There was like 4 or 5 bathroom stalls and I went into one and sat down (sounds weird, sorry it's the truth). I heard a deep growling voice from the stall next to me say "I'm the devil". That's it. I got so scared I remember feeling petrified. I didn't move for a few seconds, then I got the guts to lean over to see if I could see any shoes in the stall next to me, there was a ladies shoes (like pumps) Nothing weird about them, but I knew what I heard and she was the only person in there with me. She then stepped out and left the bathroom, said nothing more. I was still too scared to look out at whatever spoke to me. I was in shock! After a couple minutes I slowly exited and joined my friends outside, but I never said anything for fear that they would think I was losing it.

I carried this with me my whole life, what do you think it was? Anyone?

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lordisgreat_123 (1 posts)
9 years ago (2013-12-30)
I don't think that a devil walks around annoucing his name... Looks like someone is trying to scare the hell out of you! 😆
TataniaFae (2 posts)
10 years ago (2012-05-18)
I am in total disagreement with Whitebuffalo. The devil is everywhere (if we are taking a Christian stance on the matter) and it is possible that he could have been in that lavatory! Go by your gut instinct! Many people are discerning by nature... If it felt unnatural and you were genuinely frightened (which you seemed to have been) it is very likely that you were experiencing negative energy.
sarahmariacecilia (3 stories) (105 posts)
11 years ago (2011-07-13)
I just stumbled on this story and reading the comments and the story had me in stitches! It seems as if you may have come across a drunken chick in the stall next to you probably just trying to have a good laugh. 😆 Sorry it frightened you though 😕
princess123 (7 stories) (186 posts)
13 years ago (2009-02-17)
I agree with absolutely everyone here,

1. You were drinking
2. Outcasts?
3. Someone was messing with you.

Thats all it is!

I'm sorry, but I think it was a joke, and so do MANY other people her to!

Princess123 x ❤
ghostboy001 (4 stories) (137 posts)
13 years ago (2009-02-16)
someone was playing a trick on you. No question about it. It may have been some guy, mad wanting to play a trick on some one or some girl with a voice recorder or changer. 🤔
curious_the_ghost (5 posts)
14 years ago (2008-11-11)
hey I think it was 1of2 things? Either she was messing with you or it was the devil& his message was for you! So... Consider what else was going on, How did it feel at the time? Cold,eerie,uncomfortable? Things such as that? I think it could have been someone messing with you
DeviousAngel (11 stories) (1910 posts)
14 years ago (2008-10-13)

I have to do this to someone sometime just to see what happens...

Some women just have manly voices. I've heard a female friend of mine joking around, and she burped while she said something and it sounded like a demonic roar. It was so freakin' funny.

Maybe it was a cross-dresser playing a trick on you! 😆
succubiluv (1 stories) (365 posts)
14 years ago (2008-10-06)
If we give "the devil" credit for just half of his appearances in these sort of scenes, he would at least have to be a master of simultaneous astral bodies, if not omniscient.

Wonder where he's going to show up next?

And such a sophisticated way of identifying himself in these scenarios; always his own publicist, he bluntly reveals by word that which he apparently cannot otherwise convey.

If this is going to be his primary means of obtaining public exposure, it will certainly be a long time before he wins the confidence of his audience.
GhostFollowerKate (13 posts)
14 years ago (2008-08-26)
The woman was messing with you. In all places in the world, why would the Devil choose to sit next to you in a public restroom...?

givemeaname (1 stories) (34 posts)
14 years ago (2008-07-27)
well...maybe the lady did something bad and just considered herself the devil. If it wouldn't I bet she would have been running out of the stall. I really don't know for sure but I wouldn't worry too much on it as long as nothing else happens.
ghost_hunter997 (1 stories) (10 posts)
14 years ago (2008-07-14)
i have to say lshaffer this does sound as if the lady next to you was probebly playing a trick on you or the devil really was with you at the time

Either way it still seems like a trick
ominousnyxx (10 stories) (136 posts)
14 years ago (2008-06-19)

The lady next to you could have been a stoner and was just messing with you, after all you were in a bowling alley where everyone has already lost it. I.e; stoners
bardsidhe (38 posts)
14 years ago (2008-06-01)
I think someone played you for a fool, though if this event lead to you having a better life, which I suspect it did, since it stuck in your mind, then run with that, it's a good thing.

I for one do not think that a supreme evil entity (as 'the devil' is supposed to be) would act so cliche that it would sound like the script of a Tarantino film that he even rejected.

but if you were trippin at the time I've no doubt they freaked you out.
Paulito67 (8 posts)
14 years ago (2008-04-11)
That sounds terriyfying sometimes think I here voices or see figures. Hi 😨 😨 😨
ghostlovr (2 stories) (54 posts)
14 years ago (2008-02-01)
I disagree whit everyone parshly. Nobudy has said this yet but what I think it was was someone that could of gotten possed as a demon. And them wisper with a groowl "I am the devil".Its possable it could of been. Or like everyone else said it could of just been someone trying to scare you.


P.S Just rember if it was really the devil them it could of done nothing to you if you said stop in the name of the lord. Just something you should know just in case it ever happened agen
demonboy (8 stories) (38 posts)
14 years ago (2008-01-08)
Sounds freaky, something like that happened to me, a voice spoke right in my ear, my story may be published soon. Its called Ghost shouting out. Good story hope you get some answers.
xxbabyhannah (18 posts)
14 years ago (2008-01-04)
im not very sure maybe its that woman you should of asked her then she might tell the turth
mustang (5 stories) (749 posts)
15 years ago (2008-01-02)
Hi Ishaffer. I must agree with Shane and whitebuffalo on this one. I honestly do not think that the devil would be in a bathroom at a bowling alley. I think the devil has a lot more evil things to do than to just scare you in a bathroom stall. I don't mean to discount your story/experience but I think that someone was either playing a prank on you or it could have been a chemical influence of something you were drinking or smoking or maybe something else. Could be both! On top of that you were only fourteen so that WOULD be more scary and believable that it was real. Thanks for sharing your story. ~Shelby ❤ 😊
whitebuffalo (guest)
15 years ago (2008-01-01)
"...what do you think it was? Anyone?" is what you asked, Ishaffer. I think this may deserve the title "The Devil Wears Pravda". Hun, seriously, if there is honestly a being so thoroughly evil as the devil, do you think it would be hanging out in the female restroom of anywhere? I would think it would have more pressing matters than that. I believe someone was playing a joke on you that just happened to cling to your memory in that frozen frame. There may be more, and there may be less to the story, but I can not honestly say that this was anything but a deliberate attempt to scare, or make one wonder. Thank you for your story.
almace186 (4 posts)
15 years ago (2008-01-01)
some one was just being a jerk and trying to scare you! 😁 I hope this helps with you!
summer_starz7 (12 posts)
15 years ago (2007-08-24)
yea I agree with every ones comments, someone was just messin' with yea! 😉
Qtgrly111 (2 stories) (58 posts)
15 years ago (2007-04-29)
You were drinking and if you never heard the womans voice it probably was her.
lauren (guest)
15 years ago (2007-03-26)
a lot of people can change their voices. I think that somebody was just playing a prank on you. Did you talk to her and ask her if she made the noise?
M. (guest)
15 years ago (2007-03-26)
I really believe somebody was just doing that to scare you! You were drinking and that also might be another thing to consider.
jagz (3 stories) (6 posts)
15 years ago (2007-03-26)
That's happened to me once! I heard a voice like that but in the cinima toilets! Did it sound like a whisperie sort of growl?
I believe you because I have expirienced that aswell.
Beth (guest)
15 years ago (2007-03-26)
I think it was only someone playin a prank on you. There is no way if it was real that it would say anything. So stop just tring to get yourself onto the enternet.
Shane (13 stories) (1258 posts)
15 years ago (2007-03-26)
I think someone was just having a little fun with you. If you think about it why would the Devil be in one of the stalls of the women's restroom in a bowling alley? That or could it have possibly been from doing things you know you shouldn't have been doing causing a hallucination?

Peace, Love, and Luck be with you

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